Call for Papers: 23rd Pacific Conference of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)

The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) and Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) invite regional scientists and researchers of relevant disciplines to submit abstracts to be presented at the 23rd Pacific Conference of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) and the 4th IRSA Institute. The conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Padjadjaran and to be held in Bandung, Indonesia, 2-4 July 2013.

Topics of the abstracts may include regional development issues in Asia and The Pacific, financing regional development, global crisis and recovery, trade and regional integration, infrastructure and social capital, industrial development, regional labor market dynamics, inter-regional disparity, city planning, climate change, green growth and sustainable development, disaster management, methods and models in regional sciences, transports and connectivity, and new perspectives of regional science.

The abstract (max 1,000 words) must include the motivation for this research, the research questions, the methodology used and the research findings. Abstracts submission is now open. Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through the online platform via congress website at

The deadline for abstract submissions is 28 February 2013. Those whose abstracts accepted should submit their full papers and register to attend the conference by 30 April, 2013 in order for their paper to be included in the final program.

The conference will be attended by more than 300 participants from Pacific region and beyond, in their capacities as researchers, professionals, policy makers, as well as international organization representatives.

Surrounded by fresh mountainous region, Bandung, Indonesia, has been the top destination in the region since the colonial era. Known to the world as the host of the 1955 Asian African Conference, and full of cultural heritages including its art-deco architecture, Bandung has been long well known also as the Paris van Java. Your visit will also be a memorable one.

We look forward to seeing you in Bandung, Indonesia.